gover ch5 - Please indicate whether the following forms of...

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Please indicate whether the following forms of expression enjoy constitutional protections. (3points) Pornography Yes No Obscenity Yes No Symbolic speech Yes No With respect to “antigovernmental speech,” the current test applied by the Court to determine whether or not such speech is protected is the (1point) direct incitement test . . The Supreme Court has ruled that libel of public officials requires proof of actual malice , which has been defined as "a knowing or reckless disregard for the truth." Which of the following things do voters in democracies need if they are to hold their elected officials accountable? (3points) information about the world This item is not necessary for voters. strict media licensing This item is necessary for voters. an independent press This item is necessary for voters. The individual right that is considered to be the most fundamental to the maintenance of a democratic society is freedom of expression.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course GOVERNMENT 5545 taught by Professor Rimens during the Fall '09 term at El Centro College.

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